The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 38 54
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 16 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.01% 4.50% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.67% 12.32% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 14
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 150 203 336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 37.59% 36.51% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 135 195 317
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Suffolk

WCF
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Suffolk.

Salary trend for WCF in Suffolk

WCF
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Suffolk over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Suffolk

WCF
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +16 12 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Bury St Edmunds -12 2 £42,500 -5.55%
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for WCF.

1 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (92.86%) SQL
3 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
5 15 (53.57%) MVC
6 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (50.00%) CSS
6 14 (50.00%) Web Services
6 14 (50.00%) HTML
6 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (46.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (42.86%) jQuery
8 12 (42.86%) Windows
9 11 (39.29%) TDD
9 11 (39.29%) HTML5
9 11 (39.29%) CSS3
9 11 (39.29%) Sass
10 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
11 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (28.57%) MVVM
11 8 (28.57%) BDD
11 8 (28.57%) RESTful
11 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
11 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 8 (28.57%) Scrum

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) Kentico
3 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Subversion
2 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 5 (17.86%) gulp
3 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 15 (53.57%) .NET Developer
4 13 (46.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (32.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (21.43%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (21.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
9 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Developer
10 3 (10.71%) Systems Developer
10 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
11 2 (7.14%) C# Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (64.29%) AngularJS
3 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 14 (50.00%) CSS
4 14 (50.00%) HTML
4 14 (50.00%) Web Services
5 13 (46.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (42.86%) jQuery
7 11 (39.29%) CSS3
7 11 (39.29%) HTML5
7 11 (39.29%) Sass
8 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
9 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (28.57%) RESTful
10 7 (25.00%) SOAP
11 6 (21.43%) Ajax
11 6 (21.43%) JSON
11 6 (21.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Android
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Phone
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) MVC
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) BDD
4 8 (28.57%) CRM
4 8 (28.57%) MVVM
4 8 (28.57%) OO
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) SOLID
4 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 6 (21.43%) Pair Programming
6 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 6 (21.43%) Workflow
7 5 (17.86%) Content Management
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (92.86%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) XAML
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Rackspace
2 5 (17.86%) Twitter
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Aspire Cambridge Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago